Rebecca Bentley, Tony Blakely, Anne Kavanagh, Zoe Aitken, Tania King, Paul McElwee, Billie Giles-Corti, and Gavin Turrell (Australia) - Case Study
871. A Longitudinal Study Examining Changes in Street Connectivity, Land Use, and Density of Dwellings and Walking for Transport in Brisbane, Australia
Societies face the challenge of keeping people active as they age. Walkable neighborhoods have been associated with physical activity, but more rigorous analytical approaches are needed.
Australian Sports Commission (Australia) - Case Study
667. The impact of development through sport: Australian Sports Outreach Program case studies
Access the findings of research into Australian Sports Outreach Programs in Vanuatu, Tonga and Nauru.
Vincent Stops (United Kingdom) - Case Study
666. How Hackney became London’s most liveable borough
Learn how to transform your community through design initiatives implemented by Hackney.
Shifalika Goenka (India) - Case Study
601. Increasing density in Indian cities – leading to increased sitting time
Read about the effects of increased population density in India's large cities from GlobalPANet Regional Correspondant Shifalika Goenka.
LiveWell Colorado and the Colorado Municipal League (CML) (United States) - Case Study
566. HEAL (Healthy Eating and Active Living) Cities & Towns Campaign of Colorado
Take a look at this new initiative in the U.S which provides training and technical assistance to help municipal officials adopt policies that improve access to physical activity and healthy food in their communities.
Canada Walks (Canada) - Case Study
546. WALK Friendly Ontario
WALK Friendly Ontario is a recognition program that encourages municipalities to create and improve spaces and places to walk by awarding Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum designations.
Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Case Study
527. Using Evidence-Based Approaches in Recreation Program Planning for Children and Youth
The lack of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity among children and youth is an ongoing concern (Active Healthy Kids Canada, 2012). Providing evidence-based programming with specific health and fitness objectives is an emerging trend in the field of physical education and recreation. This article discusses how the SPARK program meets the criteria for evidence-based best practice, and how SPARK™ lesson plans will be used as part of a 22-week intervention to be conducted by Cardel Place in 2014.
Australian Sports Commission (ASC) (Vanuatu) - Case Study
518. Women’s Island Cricket Project
Read about this cricket program in Vanuatu which encouraged local women to be more active and taught them the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Active Living Research (United States) - Case Study
418. Active Living Research Infographic
Learn about the role of communities in promoting physical activity.
Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) (Kenya) - Case Study
192. Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA)
Read about a sport-for-development program in Kenya.